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Citizen Science Projects for Students Learning Remotely or In-Person

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Time/Date: 4:30-6 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 20

Target Audience: Upper elementary, middle and high school students, informal science educators, parents, and community partners

Credit: All webinars offer 1.5 SCECHs ($10 for all sessions in the 2020-21 LSSI Learning Series)

Session Description & Presenters:
Gain new ideas on how to engage your students in a variety of data collection that will contribute to Citizen Science Projects. Award-winning science teacher, Darrell Hendrickson, recently retired from Washington Middle School in Calumet will share his 15-year participation in the Alliance for the Great Lakes Adopt-A-Beach Program and how he has used his findings to reduce littering at the local county park. Kathleen Dougherty, a naturalist at Oakland County Parks for 20 years and passionate about birds — will share several citizen science projects related to birds to increase student interest and appreciation for our feathered friends. And more!

Participants receive session recording, lesson plans and other resources.

To register CLICK HERE to receive the Zoom link and password.

This is a joint project between the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative which is a collaboration of the Western UP MiSTEM Network, MTU’s Center for Science & Environmental Outreach, and regional partners to connect schools and communities in the stewardship of Lake Superior and its Watershed.